CVAN South East presents Dialogues – Towards Change: Artist Placemaking, Brighton

When

Price: £12 / £7

Description

Learning-disabled artists sits against a wall filled with her artworks
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This seminar will examine rights and representation in the visual arts and the artist’s role in the creation of a richer and more diverse arts community.

The event will explore artists’ agency and representation in the cultural community; its challenges, and the opportunities for the right to freedom of artistic expression and creation to be fulfilled. It is being organised in partnership with a number of Brighton organisations, including Fabrica Gallery and Lighthouse.

The seminar will be facilitated by Tony Heaton, Artist and Chair of Shape Arts. Guest speakers include: Jo Offer, Louella Forrest and Desmond Lake from Rocket Artists, artist Jackie Bennett, and Writer and Curator Jamila Prowse. Plus from CVAN South East’s partners and network members: Alli Beddoes, Artistic Director and CEO of Lighthouse, Kate Davey, Step Up Coordinator, Outside In, and Liz Whitehead, Director of Fabrica.

Access:
Access ramp to the building, one disabled parking bay at the back of the building, please call the venue if you require an additional parking permit, accessible toilet. BSL interpretation can be requested when you make your booking. There are also a number of access and travel bursaries available.

Location

Phoenix Art Space, 10-14 Waterloo Place, Brighton, BN2 9NB

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